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Kong Yi Ji > Shichahai

Houhai ¥100-199 for two
Impressively decorated restaurant with sprawling courtyards and bamboo gardens. Sit back and order some huixiangdou and take in the surrounds.

Best Chinese Restaurants in Beijing


Sanlitun ¥400-600 for two
This contemporary Sichuanese restaurant bridges the gap between homestyle and elegance, boasting a decor that is posh but not pretentious. The preparation and pre...

Qi Restaurant

Xidan/Financial Street ¥400-600 for two
The restaurant offers cuisine from seven regions of China. For this reason, lovers of regional Chinese food will enjoy building a meal from a selection of China's...
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Duck de Chine > Sanlitun

Sanlitun ¥400-600 for two
Widely recognized for serving some of the city's best roast duck, this stylish restaurant is extremely popular among both locals and expats.

Made In China

Wangfujing ¥400-600 for two
Open kitchen cooking brings a crisp, modern sensibility to Chinese dining at this classy restaurant. Much beloved by the moneyed crowd, fans claim this place is o...

The Horizon Chinese Restaurant

CBD/Guomao ¥300-399 for two
The Kerry Centre’s Cantonese and Sichuan eatery is stylishly decorated and offers everything from dim sum brunches to exquisite banquets in the evening.

Lunar 8

CBD/Guomao ¥300-399 for two
The Fairmont Hotel's Chinese restaurant runs the gamut of the country's cuisines, but the star of the show has to be the perfectly crisp Beijing duck. With excell...
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Din Tai Fung > Xinyuan Xili

Dongzhimen ¥200-299 for two
Please don’t ever let them change the xiaolongbao, the lovely service and sleek modern design: the lunchtime crowd that pack the place would be crying into their ...

Din Tai Fung > Parkview Green

Ritan ¥100-199 for two
Selected by the New York Times as one of the world's best restaurants 20 years ago, this Taiwanese dumpling chain has been riding the publicity ever since. It's d...
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Xiao Wang Fu > Ritan Park

Ritan ¥100-199 for two
A visit to this popular and friendly chain is a nice gentle introduction to Chinese cuisine: try the sweet and sour mandarin fish.

Karaiya Spice House

Sanlitun ¥100-199 for two
Alan Wong's Hunanese restaurant serves up flavorful dishes with a spicy kick. With the use of quality ingredients presented in a modern way, Karaiya Spice House f...
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Noble Court

Wangfujing ¥200-299 for two
Cantonese haute cuisine in the opulent confines of one of Beijing’s grandest hotels.


Xidan/Financial Street ¥200-299 for two
Cantonese cuisine offered in an opulent and elegant setting.
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Wangfujing ¥300-399 for two
The Hilton Wangfujing's Chinese restaurant offers a menu of mostly modern Cantonese cuisine, with some regional classics and a focus on healthy cuisine. In additi...


Tian'anmen ¥400-600 for two
Guests eat like emperors at this fusion restaurant located in the Emperor Hotel. What sets Shi apart is that all elaborately presented specialty dishes are served...

[CLOSED] Le Quai

Gongti ¥400-600 for two
Possibly the most stunning building in Beijing, this expensive venue offers east-meets-west concoctions, creative cocktails and a view of the Gongti river.


CBD/Guomao ¥100-199 for two
This Hyatt-managed eatery has a menu that highlights the best of Chinese cuisine, from spicy Sichuan favorites to Beijing duck. IFW earns points not just for its ...

Duck de Chine > Jinbao Street

Wangfujing ¥400-600 for two
Widely recognized for serving some of the city's best roast duck, this stylish restaurant is extremely popular among both locals and expats.

China Lounge

Gongti ¥200-299 for two
This opulent place fits into the increasingly up-market Gonti South gate area perfectly and serves a greatest-hits selection of regional Chinese cuisine to an ups...

Huang Ting

Wangfujing ¥400-600 for two
High end Cantonese dining experience in imperial surroundings.
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Pure Lotus

Chaoyang Park ¥200-299 for two
Divine vegetarian cuisine in lovely surroundings run by genuine Buddhist monks: this place is a favorite amongst Beijing's vegetarians.